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Thomas Edward  Gruber
Tom Gruber
Thomas Edward Gruber

May 3, 1955 - October 11, 2018
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Johnston, Iowa
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Thomas Edward Gruber, 63, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, IA. Services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Iles-Westover Chapel, where the family will receive friends from noon - 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines, IA.

Tom was born May 3, 1955, in Des Moines, IA, to Fredrick and Susan (Rettig) Gruber. He married Sherri Langholz on March 8, 1980, in Des Moines where they made their home and raised their four children. Tom was the Manager of Construction for Casey's General Stores for 41 years.

Tom was an avid Hawkeye fan. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Tom will be remembered for his work ethic and passion for his job at Casey’s.

Tom is survived by his wife of 38 years, Sherri, his children, Ryan (Shannon) Hartman of Eldora, IA, James Gruber of Johnston, IA, Thomas (Matauchia) Gruber of Des Moines, IA and Meredyth (Todd) Dishman of Bondurant, IA; ten grandchildren, and his siblings, Ron (Mary) Gruber of Dexter, IA, Mari (Dan) Gannon of Ankeny, IA, and Theresa (Tim) Israel of Des Moines, IA; He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Laura Gruber.

Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Funeral Service
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
2:00 PM
Burial
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, October 16, 2018